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21st Century Digital Scholarship at UCF

Open Access Week 2014

October 20-26, 2014

FREE Open Access Event

Join us for a great event on Monday, October 20th to learn about publishing in Open Access! Check out our full schedule of events for that day and come for an hour or the whole day! The fun starts at 9am and continues until 3:30pm in room 117 of the Teaching Academy.

9am Peter Suber,  will talk with us virtually about open access issues

Dr. Peter Suber, Discussion on Open Access, 9am

Join us for a live online discussion about open access with Harvard's Office of Scholarly Communication director, Peter Suber. Mr. Suber is best known for his work at the Budapest Open Access Initiative, Open Access News, and the SPARC Open Access Newsletter which is considerd the most authoriative blog and newsletter on open access. He is also the founder of the Open Access Tracking Project and co-founder of the Open Access Directory. If you have any interest in open access, please do not miss this opportunity to hear one of the most prolific open access champions speak.

Dr. Barry Mauer, 9:30am

Dr. Barry Mauer is an English professor at UCF and began publishing in open access journals beginning in 1996 (before it was called Open Access). One of his interests is "Lost Data," or the problem of information disappearing, which is particularly troublesome for those who publish online.

About Dr. Barry Mauer

Four Publisher Presentations on Open Access, 10am

Check out presentations by four major publishers IEEE, Springer, Gale, and Taylor & Francis as they each give a 15 minute presentation on open access publishing.

Break, 11am

Enjoy a 15 minute break inbetween sessions.

Publisher Panel, 11:15am

Here's your chance to ask IEEE, Springer, Gale, and Taylor & Francis questions about open access publishing options and editorial processes.

Lunch, 12noon

Break for an hour for lunch but be back at 1pm for the next speaker.

Dr. Nancy Stanlick, 1pm

Dr. Nancy Stanlick is one of the co-editors of UCF's own open access journal, the FLorida Philosophical Review.

About Dr. Nancy Stanlick

Dr. Scot French, 1:30pm

Dr. Scot French is a history professor at UCF and is a digital public historian who specializes in the interpretation of cultural landscapes and sites of memory associated with African American, Southern, and Atlantic World history.

About Dr. Scot French

Dr. Bruce Janz, 2pm

Dr. Bruce Janz is Professor in the Department of Philosophy at UCF, graduate faculty in the Texts and Technologies Ph.D. program, and director of the CAH Center for Humanities and Digital Research.

About Dr. Bruce Janz

Dr. Joyce Nutta, 2:30pm

Dr. Joyce W. Nutta is associate professor of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and the ESOL Coordinator of the College of Education at the University of Central Florida, where she teaches ESOL Education courses at the graduate level.

About Dr. Joyce Nutta

Closing Remarks, 3pm

Brief closing remarks about open access

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